What is a Crawl Space–And What Is It There For?

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54% of single-family homes are built on concrete slabs, 30% have a partial basement, 15% have a crawl space, and 1% are built on stilts or pipings. All of these options are essential for protecting and supporting your home, but you may not know anything about them because they’re out of sight.

If you have a crawl space in your home and want to know why, the first step is to compare it to other options. The next is to ...

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How to Install a Sump Pump: The Essential Guide

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Baltimore had almost 11 inches of rain last summer. Were you a victim of flooding? Are you looking for better flood prevention for your home?

A sump pump is an effective way to remove excess water from under your house. You can install a sump pump yourself with a bit of work.

Learn how to install a sump pump and where to get help if you need it.

What Is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is a device that removes water from ...

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The Expert’s Guide to Preventing Basement Flooding

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The average cost for repairing a home with flood damage is estimated to cost at least $10,000. The price depends upon what type of damage you have and where the water came from. 

A home’s basement is one of the areas that are most vulnerable to flooding. There are a variety of reasons why a basement can flood, such as a bad storm or a malfunctioning water heater. However, if you’re wondering how to prevent basement flooding, there are a few ...

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How Much Does Crawl Space Encapsulation Cost?

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Between 40-50% of the air in your home comes from your crawl space. If the air quality below your home is poor, then so is the air quality in your house. 

Crawl spaces are susceptible to many problems due to moisture from the outside. When too much moisture enters your crawl space, air quality issues begin. 

The best way to defend against multiple problems in your crawl space is through encapsulation. This article will talk about what crawl space encapsulation is and ...

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How to Fix a Leaky Foundation

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Did you know Maryland has an average annual precipitation of 59 inches? That’s a lot of moisture for your foundation to contend with, and all that rain can cause serious damage to it.

When moisture is able to penetrate your foundation, leaks can get into your basement and cause even more issues for your home. Rest assured, there is a solution to the problem, and this article will talk all about how to fix a leaky foundation. 

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8 Questions to Ask Your Basement Waterproofing Company

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Approximately 60% of households in the US have wet basements and run the risk of basement mold. Apart from mold, moisture in your basement could also compromise your home’s structural integrity and lead to a host of respiratory complications.

That said, there’s only one sure way to keep your basement moisture-free, and that’s to waterproof it. Basement waterproofing entails applying a waterproof membrane or sealant on your basement floor and walls to prevent water from penetrating it. 

It’s super difficult and ...

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Here’s the Average Cost of Basement Waterproofing Today

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Did you know that over 14.5 million homes are at risk of flooding across the nation? By 2050, experts predict that number will reach an astounding 16 million. 

Heavy rains and runoff pose a high risk if you live near a coastline or experience severe storm systems. The solution?

Waterproofing your basement can prevent house floods and keep your family safe. The average cost of basement waterproofing might make you wince, but the high costs of flood damage and repair will ...

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How to Protect Your Basement From Water Damage

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Little brings bliss more than a dry, secure basement. Imagine sitting in your recliner, enjoying the sound of a gentle rainstorm outside and not experiencing that gut-sinking feeling that comes with the fear of water seeping into your basement.

If you’ve ever cleaned up water damage, you understand this feeling. Small bits of panic ensure when you see the forecast that calls for a storm and an inch of rain. You wonder if your basement will hold or if you’ll find ...

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How to Find the Best Basement Waterproofing Company

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Accidents happen every day. In fact, one seemingly small storm can have a major impact on your home. Water damage, floods, and freezing incidents alone account for over $11,000 in property damages.

Before a storm, leak, or flood impacts your property, consider contacting a basement waterproofing company. They can help you prepare for these incidents before they occur.

With their help, you can protect your home before an accident strikes. Finding the best basement waterproofing team in town will give you peace of ...

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What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Veteran Owned Business?

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Are you looking for a waterproofing company, but you’re not sure which one is the right one to choose? Worry no more. Choose a veteran owned business dedicated to serving all your basement waterproofing needs.

There are currently approximately 1 million unemployed military veterans in America. Most of them are desperate for a job.

Also, from an employer’s viewpoint, the special qualities that veterans exhibit can make them perfect job candidates.

There are some aspects of having served in the military that ...

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